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for the a suv would d.c. plates wanted for a single hit and run. jackson was struck on friday in northwest. investigators say jackson was than two blocks away from home when she was hit by a car a second time she was by an suv that did not stop. she died on saturday. secretary of state hillary clinton remains hospitalized for clot.d roadrs say she is on the to a full recovery. admitted to new york presbyterian hospital on sunday. she suffered a concussion afterr this month fainting. no word on when the secretary sent home. is new year's eve. we are less an hour until midnight. heading out to celebrate, you'd better bundle up. >> we have been tracking temperatures all evening long. i am happy to say the not moved ais have lot over the past few hours. degrees at reagan national. we can think the cloud cover for temperatures up as evening.o the late here is our forecast for the next hour or so. temperatures will hold in the 30's. we have a chance for a wintry tomorrow and some of the coldest air of the season is on the way. >> in the minutes following midnight, many same-sex couples in maryla
. >> not good. >>> and lucky in love again and again. it's the third time's a charm for janet jackson. the private superstar, now engaged to a billionaire. yeah. a "b." who is he? and why isn't she wearing the ring? we're going to have all the details ahead. and it is a very large ring, i might add. >>> sam, again, this weather. coast-to-coast, it has stopped this country. >> this is the storm we've been talking about since the weekend. and yesterday, it delivered all the snow. let me show you the pictures we've been getting in. facebook and twitter. this is in the middle of inn. you see the trucks lined up on slippery roads. even though the snow may have stopped in some locations, we're dealing with slippery roads and black ice. it's a real issue here. and it moves into the northeast. here's the snowfall totals. central illinois, 18 inches of snow. indianapolis, that 7.5 inches of snow, that's the biggest one-event snowfall we've had in about four years. the middle of the country trying to clean up those roads. this morning, right there in indianapolis, our alex perez is there. good
, aad they don't want with their relltionship to anyone in the world." "the jacksons, their family drama is turning into one ig for the jjckson family lastt summer as michael jackson's teenage daughter, aris, katherine jackssn, was missing p- foocing a judge to suspend her guardianship of michael's three kiis. "katterine jackson, she's back home,,she saas she wasn'ttkidnapped.. michael's siblings dissuted the claims, saying their mother was resting in arizona under doctor's orders. a judge later ressored katherine aa permanent guardiannof miccael's childree. (nats: "glitzy's tearing up my paatt, mama.") whether it was a pleasure or a guilty pleasuree. audiinces couldn't turn away from t-l-c's hit reality show, "here comes honey boo boo," about a child beauty pageant contesttnt aad her family. (nats: "gangnamm ssyle!") rapper psy (sigh) wwnt from a elatively unknown pheeomennn after his, "gangnam style," hit the web. (nats) it's become the number one watched video on youtube, with more than 1 billion views "new sexual misconduct cases agaanst the voice of elmo..."" in one of the most
was tosh said jackson -- tasha jackson. it happened at the height of rush hour. police believe somebody must have seen some clue. jackson was just 16 years old. she loved to run track. her family can hardly believe she's gone. >> i cannot picture is in my head. >> friday night about 6:00, she was crossing new york avenue near first street. she was outside the crosswalk. a car struck her and the driver stopped. a second vehicle struck again and kept on going. her sister spotted the flashing lights and made the horrifying discovery. >> i saw the street blocked off. >> she died of for injuries the next day. she's the youngest of six. her family is left doing the unexpected planning and raising money for a funeral. >> how could you just hit somebody? why wouldn't you just stop? they're asking witnesses to come forward. >> if you know anything, please come forward. >> it is a tan colored suv would d.c. plates. it may remain not have some type of front and damage. >> here is a look at some of the top stories we're following tonight. prince william county police are investigating a tragic acci
at president obama's cabinet for his second term. our guest is white house reporter david jackson. been a look at what is next for iraq with my coat -- then a look at what is next for iraq with michael gordon. ♪ host: good morning. it is sunday, december 30, 2012. we are less than 48 hours away from going over the fiscal cliff leaders have been working for the weekend to craft a compromise that can be agreed to before midnight tomorrow. it is now all but certain that any deal will be a far cry from the grand bargain that many leaders once imagined. as we take you through all the latest on the "washington journal," we would like to hear what you would like to say to congressional leaders on this 11th hour deal. what tax and spending issues do need included in any compromise. republicans, your number is -- democrats -- independents -- if you are outside the u.s. -- you can also catch up with us on all your favorite social media sites, twitter, facebook, or e- mail us. a very good morning to you. taking to the latest headlines on the fiscal cliff. i will run a few -- through a few
, chicago. >>> coming up in the next hour i'll talk with reverend jesse jackson about the ongoing problem of gun violence in chicago and important ways to solve it. yesterday carol costello interviewed the president of the nra david keene. >> i'll tell you who i'd like to have indicted and prosecuted, the people in chicago, the criminals in chicago who made that one of the most violent cities in maeshlamerica. in chicago there's less chance that you'll be prosecuted under federal firearms laws than in almost any major city in this country and that's a crime. >> reverend jackson knows that city very well so of course we'll get his response to that, that's coming up in about 90 minutes. >>> shifting gears now, by now you've heard all about the finger pointing over the fiscal cliff, it's happening all day, both sides blame each other for the lack of progress and today, top congressional leaders will head to the white house for a meeting with president obama, trying to strike a deal with just four days to go. getting lost in the rhetoric are everyday americans like my next guest, she says was
, atlanta and jackson, mississippi, active weather in those areas. maryland's most powerful radar still scans all clear. finding not a thing on this new year's day. take a look at baltimore, dark and chilly. the winds northwest at 6. weather in motion through the first day of the 2013 year and finding basically nothing but a gray sky and chilly temps, dry weather the story all across the area. parkville that was the keel-- deem and in annapolis, a dry, dry day and few chilly sailors. current winds are north and westerly. they're light and insignificant. temperatures not brutal for early january standards. we do have 30s out to the northwest and west, mid-40s in the area. we'll be colder tomorrow. take a look across howard county. we may struggle to get out of the upper 30s, a partly cloudy scenario. you can see the setup keeping the active weather to our south. that's going to continue to be the case into the overnight. we think all the wet weather stays south. it's not much wet weather to begin with. as we go through the next two days abundant sunshine. clouds mixed with the sun. want
a teenager. a 16-year-old tarsha jackson was crossing the garrett avenue at first street nw when she was hit by a car friday night. was she was lying on the road, she was hit by a second vehicle. the driver of the car remained, but the suv driver kept going. she was rushed to the hospital but died of injuries over the weekend. investigators are speaking out about a bus crash in oregon that left nine tourists dead. this happened yesterday at a dangerous mountain pass on an already icy interstate. the driver of the bus lost control, skidded into a guardrail, and then plummeted down 100 foot embankment. the steep, with terrain made it very difficult to reach the survivors. >> there was so much snow on the ground that it made its treacherous. so we used a haul system to get the patients from the car site back up to the highway. >> there were returning to vancouver after a tour. the owner of the bus company has not commented yet. police in montgomery county have canceled their silver alert this known. they had been looking for 77- year-old mrs. tyler after she was last seen yesterday morning in g
on what it's up to. >>> not clear who will replace lisa jackson as head of the environmental protection agency. jackson will step down in january, just after the president's state of the union address. the epa created new standard for air pollution from coal power plants on her watch. >>> hillary clinton won't be on the sidelines much longer. back at work next week after spending the past three fighting off what the state department says was the stomach flu and a concussion from when she fainted. doctors have grounded her from overseas travel for a few more weengz. her return means she may soon testify before congress on the attack in benghazi. >> lisa jackson, if republicans have their way in the fiscal cliff conversation, they get rid of the epa. they talk about the cannot of education, the department of agency and epa waste of money. >> cost too much, all about regulations. are you one of the few people employed to this organization who has been to north korea. >> twice. i hope to go back again soon. >>> just ahead, a warning to democrats from republicans, they will not write a blank
to stay open past midnight for couples that got their marriage licenses last month. natasha jackson exchanged vows the minute same-sex marriage became legal at midnight. >> been a long road to get here. and i do appreciate everyone that put the milestones in there for to us get to where we're at now. >> maryland voters approved same-sex marriage back in november. gay couples can marry in nine states plus d.c. also happening today, it now costs more to use the dulles toll road. it now costs 50 cents more in fact. increasing to $2.75 each way. that adds up to an additional $260 a year if you take the toll road to work every day. the rate hike will help pay for construction of metro's new silver line and next year the rates go up again. they'll jump another 75 cents to $3.50. >>> this morning, police in prince william county are mourning the loss of one of their own killed in the line of duty. 35-year-old officer chris young was responding to an accident yesterday when he slammed his motorcycle into a minivan on a noakesville road in bristow. when the vehicles collided, they burst into
winslet married british tycoon. and singer janet jackson's engagement to her bit of of two years, a businessman, set for a wedding in the spring in qatar. >>> if you shout max in a dog park, the top female and male dog names followed by buddy. and they're in and old classics like rover are out. good morning. center traffic guy bob hurt zog is going viral with his dance antics. >> you can't go that way. ♪ ♪ try to get to work on time i'm just the man to get threw frere home ♪ ♪ no no no i'm the traffic man ♪ >> he's actually really good. he has a future there. after a year of dancing, hurt zog put together all his best performances and posted them on youtube. more reason to love a viral sensation traffic man. 8:04, let's go back outside to savannah and willie. >> good stuff. >> looks like we all need to make a little more effort. >> gave us ideas. >> thank you. >> and now sending it over to maria for the weather. >> and soon to be grandparents, we have a sweet 16. what's your birthday wish for yourself and savannah, any ideas? >> no. >> how about a tiara? >> yeah. >> sti
in the next two days. >>> a state lawmaker is pulls out of the race with jesse jackson jr. 's empty congressional street. he was arrested december 5th because airport security screeners at chicago o'hare found an unloaded baretta handgun in his bag. he doesn't want the charges he faces to detract from the campaign. trotter told the officers at the airport he works a security job and that the gun is for that and that he forgot it in the bag. >>> a russian plane crashed killing four people. it went down and came a part and caught fire. officials say there were eight people on board the red wings plane on the way from the czech republic. the eight people on board were all crew members. the cause is not clear but for now, investigators believe it was pilot error. >>> and to india now. politicians are expressing their condolences to the family of an indian woman who died from injuries sustained during a gang rape. it's causing major protest across the country. indians are demanding greater protection for women sexually assaulted. six people were arrested in connection with the attack and
, a seventh round pick and rob jackson really sealed the cowboys fate with this pick late. tony romo, don't know what that play was all about. we'll have lorenzo alexander coming up at 9:30 to talk more about this defense. it has been the difference in the seven-game winning streak. >> i can't explain the feeling especially against them. everybody knows what that meant to me. i probably wanted to win more than anybody, man. it is bittersweet for me. >> we knew we had a lot of talent. we just had to show it. this is just showing that all the stuff we do in the off season, it wasn't for nothing, man. i'm just proud of us. >> they should be proud. again, this is a unit that had been much maligned at the beginning of the year. jim hazlett, a lot of people called for his job. not going to get fired. he might get a raise. to put that patchwork unit together the way they have to me is remarkable. i for one can sit here and tell you i didn't see this coming, not with this unit. so to be able to do what they've done is truly remarkable. you just don't see that in the nfl. and doing it with a unit
this one. you throw it up there for grabs. anybody has a shot to get it. rob jackson with the third pick later in the game which proved to be the dagger. a qbr last night for tony romo, 26.7. that won't get it done. rg iii by comparison, only is00 yard through the air but he rushed for almost 60 in the big touch downwe showed there. it was about alfred morris and that defense. they have done a magnificent job. people were calling for jim has left tt's head early in the season. to get this done somehow on the biggest stage last night, prime time, tip your cap if you're wearing00 today to him and that defense. we'll try to track down lorenzo alexander tomorrow. we'll let the guys sleep in a little bit tonight as they get ready for seattle next week coming in here again. it does feel like prince in 1999. we'll rock some purple. >> all right, dave ross. >> thank you. >>> let's in the forget to give the redskins faithful had some credit. 4,000 fans turned out to watch the redskins beat the dallas cow bows and there are the millions that watched at home and in sports bars as well. audrey barne
losing their 16-year-old in a hie-and-run crash. tarsha jackson was struck last week. jackie bensen has more. when. >> reporter: she was hit by two cars, only one stopped to help her. beautiful, fun-loving and family oriented. that's show shaneesh describes her 16-year-old sister. >> she was always smiling. laughing, making jokes. she loved all of us. but she's she was a kind person. >> reporter: a student at dun barton high school, walked out of the home and moments later was struck attempting to cross busy new york avenue at first street. police say a 2003 pontiac bonneville heading east struck her when she was in the street. she fell to the ground and was run over by a gold-colored suv that kept going. her distraught family kept vigil at her hospital bedside, but she suck culled to her injuries less than 24 hours later. her sisters and brothers go back and forth between shock and disbelief. >> she was -- >> reporter: the agony is made worse by a lack of answers about exactly what happened. >> come forward, whoever knows who did this. come forward and tell us. this is crazy. >> report
going. tarsha jackson died on saturday, a day after the collision. jackie bensen spoke to her family. >> reporter: beautiful, fun-loving and family oriented. that's show she describes her 16-year-old sister tarsha. >> she was a fun person. she liked running around, smiling, laughing, making jokes. she loved -- she loved all of us. she was a kind person. >> reporter: a student at dunbar high school walked out of her family's northwest d.c. home friday evening. moments later she was struck attempting to cross busy new york avenue at first street. please say a 2003 pontiac bonneville struck tarsha who was in the street by just outside the crosswalk. her distraught family kept vigil at her hospital bedside, but she suck coupled to her injuries less than 24 hours later. her sisters and brokerage go. >> the agotten is made worse by a lack of answers about exactly what happened. >> come forward, whoever knew, who did this to my sister, come forward and tell us. because this is just crazy. >> reporter: her mother is now in the position of having to find strength and unfortunately trying to f
e-mail alias to conduct official business. that investigation still going on. jackson hasn't given any reason for her departure but has not accepted any other job at this time. and just ahead, have you given thought to your new year's resolution that? i have a few ideas congress has to consider. and we will have an in-depth preview of the housing market, coming up. gerri: americans are getting their financial house orders, so why can't washington? next, i new year's resolutions for congress. gerri: i have to tell you i'm tempted to go shopping to take advantage of all the sales retailers are having this week but i can't bring myself to do it. frankly i would rather hang out with my family. and i'm not the only one sitting home. most of us are whittling down our debt instead of spending money. five years after the borrowing bubble burst a numbe number of e holders behind on payments are down. it's impressive, right? mortgage delinquencies are down. the federal reserve says americans are spending 11% less of their disposable income paying down debt. 11%. total portion of what they ge
responsible for helping them in st. philip's and jackson stop the fleet but neither the parts of the confederate fleets stopped them in that defense sweep they were sunk in by the union navy and moved up past the parts and captured and new orleans. then montgomery moved up with to take command of i think eight upper supposed to defend memphis in the confrontation with the western on june 6, 1862 including some unions that were yclept. they had reinforced and the idea is they would ram the enemy. the union had some of its own in the interesting command with no time to go into that. but the upshot of what happened in manteca memphis june 6, 1862 is seven out of eight of the confederate ships were sunk and were captured in that conflict, too said montgomery as you said in his defense of the mississippi river has two different union fleets. spikelets what this gentleman here. >> my name is mark. i'm a member of the society here. i would like to ask a question about something i've always been curious about. and that's the relationship between the captain and ulysses grant in connec
. >> the search is on for the driver who ran over a 16-year-old girl and then took off. jackson was crossing a busy new york avenue in northwest friday night when she was hit by a car. police say she was in the street but outside the crosswalk. the driver of that car did stop but then a second vehicle, a tan-colored suv with d.c. plates ran over her while she was on the ground and drove off. the girl died the next day. family members want the driver to do the right thing. >> come forward. whoever knows who did this to my little sister, come forward and tell us. it's crazy. i don't believe she's gone. >> if you have any information about the car that left the scene, d.c. police would like to hear from you. >> new this morning, a deadly shooting forced organizers to cancel the midnight fireworks show in sacramento, california. police are looking for the shooter who fired near where crowds were gathering to bring in the new year. two people died and three others injured. the shooting happened last night around 9:30 near the new year's eve celebration. 6:35 is the time. ahead, the $660 million p
. >> in his christmas eve ruling federal judge raymond jackson said prosecutors added to their misconduct in this case by making a jailhouse visit to triggerman owen barber in september and were recorded making thinly veiled threats if he wavered in his testimony implicating wolfe. >>> metro is selling only about half as many one day rail passes as last year and the transit agency suspects it could be because of recent price hikes. sales slowed after metro added a 28 day unlimited option on its smartrip cards at the same time the transit agency raised the price of the one-day pass from $9 to $14. >>> be prepared to shell out more money for parking in silver spring and north bethesda. short and long term rates went up today. short term rates are $200 instead of 75 cents. -- are now $1 instead of 75 rates. longer remember it rates increased from 60 to 65 cents and monthly parking permits increased from $113 to $123. >> sounds like the only thing not increasing around here is the temperature. >>> i mentioned this on twitter. we haven't had any major arctic outbreaks this winter. it's been ve
, much like on thanksgiving. the final pick came by rob jackson on dallas' second to the last possession of the game. the skins finished the season second in turn jove margin in the nfl. the win over the cow -- turnover margin in the nfl. the win over the cowboys especially sweet for a redskin that used to wear the cowboys helmet. >> i probably want the win more than anybody, man. so it's bittersweet for me. >> we knew we had a lot of talent. we just had to show. it you know what i mean? this is just showing all the stuff we did in the offseason, it talent for nothing and i'm just proud of us. -- it wasn't for nothing and i'm just proud of us. >> let's take a look ahead, sunday redskins, of course, we will have a pregame show starting at 3:30, follow that up at 4:00 by the fox network show, 4:30 kickoff. now the redskins secondary will get aloft from cedric griffin perhaps who is expect -- a lift from cedric griffin who is expected to return after serving a four-game suspension. they call it black monday because a bunch of head coaches got fired today, but that kind of opens the door for
does the gentlelady from texas seek recognition? ms. jackson lee: to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentlelady from texas is recognized for one minute. ms. jackson lee: i join with my earlier colleague on acknowledging the 150th year of the emancipation proclamation, what a moving moment. last evening at the national archives when i read the words, hence forth these slaves are freed. i rise with a more optimistic view and a view that says that we have the opportunity to do what is right by the american people. but we must also recognize that we have to tell truth. at the end of the clinton administration this nation had $5 trillion in surplus. with wasteful tax cuts and spending by our republican friends, we find ourself in this deficit. i don't know what my decision will be as we move forward on this issue of the fiscal cliff, but i will say this, we will not tolerate the american people being held hostage over the debt ceiling. and these unhelpful cuts that will cut into those who are the most vulnerable. that will not be the pathwa
jackson. she's the 18th president of rensular polytech nique institute in troy, new york. this is the oldest institute in the united states and it's my great pleasure to announce her. >> good afternoon. you know there's a significant transformation under way globally in the way we make predictions, make products, make connections and ultimately make progress or not. the transformation i'm speaking of is being driven of course by the extraordinarily rapid expansion and availability of data from multiple sources and ever more powerful analytical and computational capacity that is generating yet new information. let me begin quickly with a vignette that may be a harbinger of things to come. as superstorm sandy, i'm sure you know a lot about it, was beginning to gather steam in the caribbean, five days before it slammed into new jersey and new york, u.s. forecasters were predicting a monster storm but uncertain of its path. by most indications this unusually powerful and complex form would graze the coast but move back out into the north atlantic. however there were steady re
'm pleased to yield one minute to the gentlewoman from texas, ms. jackson lee. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from texas is recognized for one minute. ms. jackson lee: i add my appreciation to mr. dreier as well and ask the question, why are we here think? know why i'm here. to protect working -- i know why i'm here. to protect working american, the vulnerable and the middle class. at the end of the clinton administration we had $5 trillion in surplus and it went out the window with tax cuts, bush tax cuts, and wars that we could not pay for. so i stand here today to say that working class and the vulnerable have the unemployment insurance and earned income tax and cuts in their taxes that they really need. but we still have work to do. want to make sure that we restore some very serious cuts that impact on the health care of americans and we have work to do on the sequestration and our fight is the same fight with the alcio. we want to make sure that the working americans don't pay for the rich getting richer. we're going to cut against cuts and what we have to do today is to
. democratic congressman jesse jackson junior of illinois was re-elected even though he was absent for months due to mental health issues and underfederal investigation, for misusing congressional resources. weeks after the election, he resigned. during the campaign, allegations surfaced ta pro-life republican congressman scott day jar lay of tennessee had urged his pregnant mistress to get an abortion a decade ago. he denied she was pregnant or had an abortion and he was re-elected by 12 points. number five, libor pants on fire. even if you've never heard of libor, it probably has an impact on your finances the trt rates on mortgages and credits cards are determined in part at the rate banks borrow from each other called libor. in june, barclays paid more than half a million dollars for manipulating the interest rates and investigations are still on going. the sheer scale of it is huge. it made bernie madoff look like a skid row pickpocket. >>> number four, big trouble in communist china. everybody thought one of the most powerful politicians in china party chief boojili was getting rid of c
jackson about this very bizarre case. >>> parents need to be concerned and should be concerned. the facts here are different. so when you look at parenting, yes, we all as parents want the best for our children. but it's another thing to become obsessive. and here the line certainly was crossed according to the judge and according to the fact. when you start installing monitoring devices, okay, some parents want to see what their children are doing. when you travel from kansas to ohio where your daughter is in school unannounced, then you go to per peers in addition to administrators and talk to administrators about my daughter needs a mental health evaluation. she's promiscuous, she's abusive, engaged in assaulted behavior. it's enough. therefore, the message here is the law applies equally to everyone. whether you're a parent, whether you're a friend, whether you're a family member, you have to behave in accordance with certain protocol. and that means what you do is you don't cross that line and you don't do things which cause threat, intimidation, and fear in your daughter. >> okay. w
, lisa jackson, has announced she is stepping down. the move ends a four-year tenure marked by high-profile fights with business groups and republicans. >>> and facebook's privacy settings, even tripping up cofounder, mark zuckerberg's family. you think they could figure this out. his sister posted a picture to a personal profile. she thought she clicked on meant for friends only. it ended up being tweeted by a marketing director some 40,000 followers. so from facebook to twitter in a push of a button. jon: take that. nationwide study giving parents something it celebrate other than the fact that their kids are on holiday break right now. this as "the new york times" reports that the battle against childhood obesity may finally be working. obesity rates are declining in parts of the u.s. where this system seemed toughest to resolve. dr. marti mccarry, physician of professor of public health at johns hopkins. what is the headline here, doctor? >> we may start to see the ceiling of child obesity rates. for a long time many of us have been saying where is the end? we've seen the rates
. scott: such time as she may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman is recognized. ms. jackson lee: first of all, i want to thank mr. gowdy for the attentiveness to this legislation and shepherding it from the senate and accepting the senate amendment. i am on homeland security and i believe that the amendment that has been povided under this legislation originally h.r. 2076 will expand your intent and i believe that you believe it as well. i think it's very important to emphasize that we now have extra investigatory skills and techniques and a collaborative effort between homeland security personnel and those in the department of justice to be utilized by the homeland security secretary and the attorney general. helping to investigate violent acts or shootings that occur in venn injures such as schools, colleges, universities, nonfederal office buildings and other places of public use. this includes mass killings, three or more killings in a single incident. we all recognize the tragedy of newtown but there are tragedies that have faced us over the last couple of years. the pr
all participating. one more thing on president obama. president obama met with jesse jackson every saturday for about one year, but ever since he was president he did not invite him to the white house one time. all of these black people crazy about obama, you had better think twice. thank you. guest: you were right that houses were overpriced in california, but they were overpriced before the bubble. houses in north carolina might cost you $600,000 before the bubble, $1.5 million at the height of the bubble, and now down to $400,000 -- four times as expensive as they would begin south carolina, which does not have land use restrictions. host: denver, colorado, ron. republican women. -- republican. caller: good morning. it seems like the community reinvestment act that was passed in 1975 more or less laid the foundation for the housing bubble as that was the beginning of the sub-prime. that evolves and was expanded upon. business took advantage of it. because of that we get the ball. the -- bubble. the cra is still on the books, and sub-prime loans are still being made. i was wonder
the words of sherman, reading the words of grant, or stonewall jackson or the words of robert e. lee many of these emotions that i was feeling at the time. so it almost became hypnotic. there were so many hours you can watch so i didn't watch anymore for another week. then the next week i think i watched at least two of those tapes and sometimes three. i was mezmorized by the whole thing. >> did it impact the decisions you were make something >> not directly but it certainly attuned my brain to once again the horrors of war and this is human life you're dealing with. this is not moving military symbols around a map. it became very much of an emotional experience as well as a business experience, if you want to call it that. >> another thing you say in the book that had an impact on you is seeing the broadway show "ben franklin in paris." why? >> i volunteered to go to vietnam, it was an advisory effort, it was not leading u.s. combat troops. a lot of people told me i was crazy. what are you doing this for? there is no career enhancement for you going over there and advising them and that
jackson dealing with food and hunger. i want to ask you as you look through some of these figures what surprised you the most? what did you learn? guest: well, thanks for having me. just to talk about some of our main findings our statistics are based on food calendar year 2011 and that's base tond food survey conducted in 2011. we found that about 14.9% households were food insecure. food insecure means they lack consistent food. food insecurity rate in the u.s. is around 14% to 15% since 2008. from 2007 to 2008 food insecurity increased with the resession. it was at 11% prior to the recession. >> let me go to this sub head linebacker here. the 15% of these households being food insecure means they have trouble putting adequate food on the table. the question is why? why do we have hunger in america even in today's day and age? >> we have a number of programs that target at food insecurity but we have very high poverty rates in the country, high levels of unemployment and this contributes to the levels of food insecurity. host: one of the issues that the first lady has been pushing fo
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